Who's To Blame For Florida's Rising Medicaid Costs?Florida Governor Rick Scott is blaming rising Medicaid costs on 'Obamacare' while the state's top economists said the two are not related.
Scott Raises Specter Of Government ShutdownGov. Rick Scott raised the possibility Thursday that state government could shut down because of a budget impasse in the Legislature and asked agencies to outline services that need to keep running regardless of whether lawmakers reach an agreement.
Florida Finances Expected To Remain In Good Shape Florida's economy will likely remain in good shape for the next few years, according to state economists .
Forecasters: State Budget Up, Dangers RemainState forecasters added nearly $400 million to estimated tax revenues over the next year and a half -- but warned that dangers like the "fiscal cliff" could still damage a fragile economic recovery powering the gains.
State Budget Shortfall Continues To RiseAs if the state’s budget wasn’t cash strapped enough, state revenue forecasters added about another $135 million dollar to that shortfall.